These Cute Summer Dresses for Teens Are All Under $70

Summer is finally here!

That means a couple of months of freedom of strolling into math class every weekday and the chance to focus on the fun stuff—namely, the cute outfits you'll be wearing all summer long. Looking for the cutest (and most inexpensive) summer dresses to add to your ensemble this year? We've gathered some of our favorite looks—so let's get into it.

Forever 21 Reworked Floral Mini Dress: $25

Whether you're going on a tropical vacation or are spending some time at the beach this summer, this dress will be perfect. With its yellow and white florals, reworked pleats and ruffle trim, this one will appeal to flower lovers everywhere. We're especially obsessed with the sweetheart neckline and self-tie details.

reworked floral dress

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Forever 21 Patternblock Cami Mini Dress: $25

If you are looking for an eye-catching summer dress, look no further. The abstract designs on this number are bold and exciting, with a patchwork  look that makes the dress truly unique among dresses that tend to stick to just one print. Even better, the flouncy trim and cowl neck are so in right now.

abstract cami dress

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Forever 21 Satin Slip Midi Dress: $20

We keep getting ads for those hundred-dollar-plus satin dresses in bright colors, but this one from Forever 21 manages to be just as cute for a fraction of the price. The bright pink hue is perfect for summer, and with the right accessories, you can dress it for everything from a vacation dinner to a summertime hangout with friends.

bright pink satin dress

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Nasty Gal Petite Gingham Mini Smock Dress: $32

Is there anything that screams summer more than a red and white gingham pattern? It looks so cute on this dress, especially with its unique silhouette, courtesy of the smock style and love V-neck. We also love the small button-down details and ruffles on the main body. It's reminiscent of picnics, hanging out with friends and warm sunny days—all reasons you need a red and white dress in your closet.

gingham smock dress

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Nasty Gal Keyhole Cut Out Bodycon Mini Dress: $29

If you are looking for a spunky summer dress that brings you back to the '70s, this one is definitely for you. The keyhole detail is also totally on-trend, tying old and new fashion into the ultimate dress.

orange key hole dresss

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Nasty Gal Animal Print Puff Sleeve Dress: $29

One thing's for sure, animal print will never go out of style. This abstract animal print is bright enough for summer, yet classy enough to wear all year long. The high neck and puff sleeves are so chic, and you can pair it with either boots or wrap heels to add a bit of height while changing up the look.

fun animal print dress

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PrettyLittleThing Recycled Lime Ditsy Checkerboard Bodycon Dress: $38

The checkered pattern on this PrettyLittleThing dress is super flattering and has a halter neckline that'll help your arms get some sunshine. And, in a unique and eco-friendly twist, it's made using yarn from recycled plastic bottles, taking them out of the ocean and turning them into a new fashion staple.

checkered halter mini dress

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Lucy in the Sky Presley Baby Doll Dress: $60

If you are going to an event this summer, this baby doll dress will be adorable for it. The square neckline and sheer layer with polka dots make it summery and formal at the same time.

baby doll dress

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J.ING Emmylou Light Blue Halter Mini Dress: $32

This spaghetti strap number is a flawless summer dress. It's light in color and can be styled easily while looking effortlessly put together. The floral detailing on the top keeps it flirty and fresh, making it great for everything from date nights to brunch with the girls.

light blue detailed dress

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Princess Polly Empress of Love Mini Dress: $60

This mini dress is so cute for a Sunday flea market visit or a musical festival. It comes in a few colors, but if you want to stick to the dress you never have to get rid of, we recommend getting it in white. With a tie at the bust and ruffled hemline, this dress is definitely for our boho girlies.

Festival tie up dress

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Princess Polly Jocasta Mini Dress: $55

A bright blue one-shoulder bodycon might be your new summer essential. This dress's color looks great on any skin tone and has ruched sides that flatter any body. It's perfect for a night out with the girls, a fancy dinner date or a family vacation outing.

Bright blue one-shoulder dress

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Peppermayo Venus Mini Dress: $68

Green became the color of 2021, and it still hasn't left the fashion spotlight. This two-toned mini dress is bright enough for summer and spunky enough to add orange, blue or pink accessories for a look that's guaranteed to turn heads.

two-toned dress

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ZESICA Summer Boho Spaghetti Strap Square Maxi Dress: $41

This ZESICA dress is excellent for vacations by the beach or picnics in the park.It's simple and is casual enough for when you want to look chic, but don't necessarily want to be the fanciest one in the room. It also comes in 24  bold colors, so there are plenty of options for every type of style.

long tie strap maxi dress

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Nasty Gal Wave Crochet Cut Out Cover Up Mini Dress: $27

Crocheted looks will be all over the place this summer, so if you don't already have something in your wardrobe, you need this dress. With its trendy side cut-outs neutral color, it's just the thing for your summer vacation selfies.

crochet cut out dress

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And to get in the perfect headspace, click HERE to see how to become your best self over summer vacation.